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A 38-year-old female asked:

Diagnosed two years with chronic total radial artery occlusion. blood thinners has not dissolved it. what treatment can be done?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
What symptoms: you have , the condition you are describing , when radial artery gets occluded ( chronic process ) , collaterals will develops , ulnar artery compensates , through planar arterial arches , then rarely vascular reconstruction done . Contrary in acute process where the lack of blood supply threatens viability of limb then will need reconstruction as seen in dialysis patients .
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